Discover the coast and countryside on this panoramic tandem paragliding flight across the Vinodol Valley near Crikvenica, Croatia.
Tribalj is Croatia's most visited location for paragliding and hangliding - appreciate the scale and stunning landscape of the Croatian peninsular with this 30-minute scenic flight across the Vinodol Valley and Kvarner bay. An easy and accessible way to appreciate an aerial view of the landscape over a rugged mountain ridge, consistent thermals make this area a must for flying birds of prey and spotting local wildlife over Crikvenica, Tribalj and Drivenik.
A rustic inland village shadowed by a prominent mountain ridge, Tribalj is one of the most famous places for paragliding in Croatia and has the biggest number of flights during the whole year. A beautiful part of the North Adriatic coast, it is only a short 10-minute drive from Crikvenica and 30-minutes from Rijeka. Conveniently located on the main road that connects the mainland to the Meditteranean summer destination of Krk, Zračna luka Rijeka airport is only 20-minutes away.
Meet your instructor in Tribalj for a 30-minute tandem paragliding experience. Get to know your pilot as you drive to the take-off location, kitting up at an altitude of 773m and learning a few basic techniques to ensure you get off the ground without a hitch. For your scenic flight, your pilot will use the thermals to fly along the 20km ridge - exploring the coast and countryside as you glide across Kvarner Bay, Crikvenica, Tribalj and Drivenik. A relaxed and calming experience that's perfect for first timers, the stunning landscape is beautiful all year round, with the changing seasons worth the wait. Gently descending to 50m, you will land softly - with the whole experience expertly filmed as a souvenir.
Because of the light sea breeze and ridge thermals, Tribalj has the most consistent year-round conditions for paragliding. For beginners Tribalj is best in the afternoon when the thermals become soft and wide in combination with laminar wind from the south directions.